Ofer Eldar

Duke University School of Law

Professor of Law, Economics and Finance

210 Science Drive

Box 90362

Durham, NC 27708

United States

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

Box 90120

Durham, NC 27708-0120

United States

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

215 Morris St., Suite 300

Durham, NC 27701

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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The Role of Social Enterprise and Hybrid Organizations

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 1, 2017, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 485
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 15 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2017
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law
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social enterprise, corporate social responsibility, theory of the firm, nonprofits, benefit corporations

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The Rise of Dual-Class Stock IPOs

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 144, No. 1, 2022, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 806/2021
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 04 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2022
Yale University, School of Management, Students, Duke University School of Law, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business
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Dual-Class, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Entrepreneurship, Corporate Governance, Venture Capital, Private Firms, Raising Capita

The Rise of Dual-Class Stock Ipos

NBER Working Paper No. w28609
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2022
Yale University, School of Management, Students, Duke University School of Law, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business
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Regulatory Competition and the Market for Corporate Law

12(2) American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2020): 60-98, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-42
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 07 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2020
Ofer Eldar and Lorenzo Magnolfi
Duke University School of Law and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Regulatory Competition, Corporate Governance, Anti-Takeover Statutes, Directors and Officers Liability, Delaware, Nevada, Discrete Choice Models, Inertia

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Common Ownership and Startup Growth

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-42, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3406205
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 24 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2020
Duke University School of Law, Santa Clara University, Leavey School of Business and Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, Startups, Private Firms, Corporate Governance, Common Ownership, Fiduciary Duty, Duty of Loyalty, Conflict of Interest, Corporate Opportunity Waivers, Board of Directors, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Venture Capital, Raising Capital

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Crisis Poison Pills

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series 2020-18, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2020-03-006, Charles A. Dice Working Paper No. 2020-06, Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 10(1), 204-251, March 2021.
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2021
Ofer Eldar and Michael D. Wittry
Duke University School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Poison pills, crisis pills, coronavirus, COVID-19, activist interventions

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Does Government Play Favorites? Evidence from Opportunity Zones

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-28
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2022
Ofer Eldar and Chelsea Garber
Duke University School of Law and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Opportunity Zones, Development, Administrative Discretion, Social Entrepreneurship, Taxation, Subsidies

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Federal Forum Provisions and the Internal Affairs Doctrine

10 Harvard Business Law Review 383 (2020), U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-009, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 646, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-58
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2020
Dhruv Aggarwal, Albert H. Choi and Ofer Eldar
Yale University, School of Management, Students, University of Michigan Law School and Duke University School of Law
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corporate law, forum selection, securities litigation, internal affairs, Delaware, private ordering

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A Lawyer's Guide To Empirical Corporate Governance

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2022, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2021-38
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 15 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 05 May 2022
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law
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Corporate governance, Empirical studies, Legal practice

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Vote-Trading in International Institutions

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Oct 2007
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law
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Vote-trading, vote-buying, international law, international institutions, economic analysis

Vote-Trading in International Institutions

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 3-41, 2008
Posted: 22 Jun 2008
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law

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Designing Business Forms to Pursue Social Goals

106 Virginia Law Review 937 (2020), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-33
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 May 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law
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social enterprise, corporate social responsibility, theory of the firm, non-profits, development, subsidies, program-related investments, business organizations, corporate governance

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Common Ownership and Entrepreneurship

AEA Papers and Proceedings, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2021-25
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Ofer Eldar and Jillian Grennan
Duke University School of Law and Santa Clara University, Leavey School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, Startups, Private Firms, Corporate Governance, Common Ownership, Competition, Innovation, Entry

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The Enduring Distinction Between Business Entities and Security Interests

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 2
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
Ofer Eldar and Andrew Verstein
Duke University School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Entities, Security Interests, Creditors, Debt, Priorities, Securitizations, Captive Insurance, Mutual Funds, Article 9, Bankruptcy Remoteness

Reform of IMF Conditionality - a Proposal for Self-Imposed Conditionality

IILJ Working Paper No. 2005/10
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Dec 2005
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law
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Reform of IMF Conditionality - a Proposal for Self-Imposed Conditionality

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2005
Posted: 12 Aug 2005
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law

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IMF, International Monetary Fund, Conditionality, Accountability, Transparency, Economics, International Institutions, Global Administrative Law

Reform of IMF Conditionality: A Proposal for Self-Imposed Conditionality

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 509-549, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law

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anaemia management, cost-effectiveness, dose, epoetin, safety and tolerability, subcutaneous administration

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The Organization of Social Enterprises: Transacting versus Giving

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-44
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2022
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law
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social enterprise, corporate social responsibility, theory of the firm, non-profits, development, subsidies

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Will Delaware Be Different? An Empirical Study of TC Heartland and the Shift to Defendant Choice of Venue

104 Cornell Law Review 101 (2018), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2018-43
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2019
Ofer Eldar and Neel U. Sukhatme
Duke University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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patent litigation; forum selling; forum shopping; patent trolls; patent assertion entities; event study; Eastern District of Texas; District of Delaware; corporate litigation; bankruptcy filing; regulatory competition

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Can Lax Corporate Law Increase Shareholder Value? Evidence from Nevada

Journal of Law and Economics, 61, no. 4 (2018): 555-605
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2019
Ofer Eldar
Duke University School of Law
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Regulatory competition, Director liability, Takeovers, Shareholder litigation, Corporate Law, Nevada

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Is Corporate Law Nonpartisan?

Wisconsin Law Review, (Forthcoming, 2023), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2022-35, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 22-029
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2022
Ofer Eldar and Gabriel V. Rauterberg
Duke University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
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Delaware, Corporate Law, First Amendment, Regulatory Competition, Supreme Court

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Opportunity Zones: A Program in Search of a Purpose

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 4, 2022
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Aug 2022
Ofer Eldar and Chelsea Garber
Duke University School of Law and Duke University - Department of Economics
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Opportunity Zones, Subsidy Programs, Entrepreneurship, Investment, Development